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Good Food For All – Creating a more inclusive farmers market
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Good Food For All – Creating a more inclusive farmers market

Good Food for All is a week-long, community campaign returning to Union Square from June 22-29. More than 35 local businesses and 10+ market...

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City consultant questions feasibility of underground parking for first phase of Union Square project
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City consultant questions feasibility of underground parking for first phase of Union Square project

Last week, at the Visiting Nurse Association of Eastern Massachusetts on Lowell Street in Somerville, the city's Planning Board convened to hear...

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Marianne Walles launches campaign for mayor of Somerville
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Marianne Walles launches campaign for mayor of Somerville

Our View of the Times - June 12 On June 6, Marianne Walles turned in 300 nomination petition signatures, 50 more than the required number. She is...

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Data Download with Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone
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Data Download with Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone

(The opinions and views expressed in the commentaries and letters to the Editor of The Somerville Times belong solely to the authors and do not...

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Arriving today!
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Arriving today!

Disclaimer: at no time would I ever take lightly the importance of support groups. There's lots of support and service groups available. I go to AA...

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Students address gentrification at Somerville City Council meeting
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Students address gentrification at Somerville City Council meeting

Four Somerville girls presented their views on rising rents and gentrification in the city to the City Council at their latest meeting last...

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Proposed bike path on Powderhouse Boulevard
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Proposed bike path on Powderhouse Boulevard

Bluntly Speaking by Ross E. Blouin, Publisher The Somerville Times A large group of property owners in Ward 7 showed up for the Wednesday night...

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SCES Housing Specialist speaks at NERSC Conference
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SCES Housing Specialist speaks at NERSC Conference

Kristin Bell specializes in helping older adults find housing that fits their needs, and she recently shared some of her expertise as a featured...

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How the City of Somerville is struggling to meet its own ambitious ‘open space’ goals
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How the City of Somerville is struggling to meet its own ambitious ‘open space’ goals

The City of Somerville has been focused on increasing open space for years, but the issue is coming into focus now more than ever before: The city...

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Somerville seeks residents to serve on Commission on Energy Use and Climate Change
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Somerville seeks residents to serve on Commission on Energy Use and Climate Change

The City of Somerville is seeking applications from Somerville residents to serve on the Mayor's Commission on Energy Use and Climate Change (CEUCC...

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US2 names Cranshaw Construction for early phase construction of its mixed-use development in Union Square
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US2 names Cranshaw Construction for early phase construction of its mixed-use development in Union Square

Union Square Station Associates (US2) announced today that it has selected Cranshaw Construction of Newton, MA for early phase construction for the...

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Somerville residents and businesses team up to celebrate river herring
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Somerville residents and businesses team up to celebrate river herring

Come run with the herring- literally! Join the Mystic River Watershed Association and twenty-one Somerville residents, on Saturday, May 18, to...

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Applications Available for Fiscal Year 2020 Community Preservation Act Funding
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Applications Available for Fiscal Year 2020 Community Preservation Act Funding

An estimated $900,000 available for historic resources and open space/recreation land projects Applications for this coming fiscal year’s Community...

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VOX POP Opening Week: May 8 – May 18
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VOX POP Opening Week: May 8 – May 18

VOX POP Opening Week has finally arrived and we are super excited to share many upcoming events and activities with you. VOX POP is a pop up...

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Newstalk – May 1
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Newstalk – May 1

The Somerville Chamber of Commerce monthly After Business Hours this month is set for Thursday, May 2, at the Flatbread Company, from 5:00 to 7:00...

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Be Somerville
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Be Somerville

(The opinions and views expressed in the commentaries and letters to the Editor of The Somerville Times belong solely to the authors and do not...

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Sewer and Water Improvement Plan leads to increases in resident bills
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Sewer and Water Improvement Plan leads to increases in resident bills

Freeze frame of video inspections of sewer pipes in the Davis Square area. The inspections, which covered 6.8 miles of pipes, identified at least ...

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Stop & Shop strike continues
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Stop & Shop strike continues

Wednesday April 17, marked the seventh day of the Stop & Shop strike. As with many of the region's stores, customers at the Somerville branch on...

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Big hearts, strong hands help Somerville kids thrive
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Big hearts, strong hands help Somerville kids thrive

(The opinions and views expressed in the commentaries and letters to the Editor of The Somerville Times belong solely to the authors and do not...

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Planning Board hears case for US2 lab building on Prospect and Somerville Ave. in Union Sq.
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Planning Board hears case for US2 lab building on Prospect and Somerville Ave. in Union Sq.

(The opinions and views expressed in the commentaries and letters to the Editor of The Somerville Times belong solely to the authors and do not...

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Community update on City of Somerville – Tufts Partnership Agreement negotiations
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Community update on City of Somerville – Tufts Partnership Agreement negotiations

— Tufts University Photo The public is invited to a community update on the status of negotiations between the city and Tufts University for a new...

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Landlord Workshop, April 24
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Landlord Workshop, April 24

Landlords and prospective landlords are invited to attend a free workshop to learn about home improvement programs that they may qualify for,...

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Letter to the Editor – March 29
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Letter to the Editor – March 29

(The opinions and views expressed in the commentaries and letters to the Editor of The Somerville Times belong solely to the authors and do not...

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Be Somerville
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Be Somerville

(The opinions and views expressed in the commentaries and letters to the Editor of The Somerville Times belong solely to the authors and do not...

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City passes Condo Conversion Ordinance increasing tenant rights
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City passes Condo Conversion Ordinance increasing tenant rights

The ordinance vote goes before the full council on Thursday, March 28, at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall. By Denise Keniston On Thursday, March 21, the...

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Community benefits negotiation update
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Community benefits negotiation update

(The opinions and views expressed in the commentaries and letters to the Editor of The Somerville Times belong solely to the authors and do not...

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Union rally at Stop & Shop
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Union rally at Stop & Shop

~Photos by Ray Bernoff/rmhbernoff.com On Saturday, March 23, a protest rally was held at the Stop & Shop store at 779 McGrath Highway in Somerville...

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City seeking to stop developers from clear-cutting trees
News 3 months ago
City seeking to stop developers from clear-cutting trees

Somerville resident Mike Grunko stands next to a walnut tree on his property at 51 Berkeley Street the morning after attending a public hearing at...

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Cambridge and Somerville mayors announce joint immigrant defense fund
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Cambridge and Somerville mayors announce joint immigrant defense fund

Mayor Marc C. McGovern and Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone announced Tuesday the establishment of the United Legal Defense Fund for Immigrants, a...

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Votes on Condo Conversion & Short-Term Rental Ordinances may come as early as 3/21 in Somerville
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Votes on Condo Conversion & Short-Term Rental Ordinances may come as early as 3/21 in Somerville

The Somerville City Council wishes to inform the community that two significant votes may take place on Thursday, March 21. At the 6 p.m. meeting...

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